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Tier 3 (Archival, backup and near line storage products)

Sytems by Group and Catagory
Mass Storage Systems NMSO # E60 EJ-11000S/xxx/EJ

Archival Storage Equipment:

  • Group 1.0: Standalone Tape Backup
    Category 1.1 Tabletop model - single LTO4 tape drive
    Category 1.2 Rackmount model - single LTO4 tape drive, expandable to two drives

  • Group 2.0: Tape Autoloaders
    Category 2.1 Small Autoloader - one LTO4 tape drive, 8 media slots
    Category 2.2 Large Autoloader - one LTO4 tape drive, 15 media slots, load port, barcode reader

  • Group 3.0: Tape Libraries
    Category 3.1 Small Tape Library - one LTO4 drive expandable to 2, 21 slots
    Category 3.2 Medium Tape Library - one LTO4 drive expandable to 4, 42 slots
    Category 3.3 Large Tape Library - one LTO4 drive expandable to 6, 84 slots
    Category 3.4 Small Enterprise Tape Library - one LTO4 drive expandable to 8 drives, 168 slots
    Category 3.5 Enterprise Tape Library - one LTO4 drive, expandable to 16 drives, 640 slots.
    Category 3.6 Enterprise Tape Library - one LTO4 drive, expandable to 24 drives or more; 1448 slots expandable to 3492 slots or more.

  • Group 4.0: Tape Media
    Category 4.1 LTO4 media (reviewed quarterly for lowest price / highest call-up) Qty 20, 100, 500, 1000
    Category 4.2 LTO3 media (reviewed quarterly for lowest price / highest call-up) Qty 20, 100, 500, 1000
    Category 4.3 SDLT600 media (reviewed quarterly for lowest price / highest call-up) Qty 20, 100, 500, 1000
    Category 4.4 LTO5 Blank Media
    Category 4.5 LTO 6 Media

  • Group 5.0: Disk-based Storage
    Category 5.1 Small disk-based archival storage - 12 drives
    1. Block mode (SAN)
    2. File mode (NAS)
    3. VTL with deduplication

    Category 5.2 Intermediate disk-based archival storage - 45 drives
    1. Block mode (SAN)
    2. File mode (NAS)
    3. VTL with deduplication

    Category 5.3 Large disk-based archival storage - 90 drives
    1. Block mode (SAN)
    2. File mode (NAS)
    3. VTL with deduplication
    Category 5.4 Virtual Tape Library - 45 drives
    Category 5.5 Grid Storage Platform - 4 nodes; 4 drives per node.